Burghill Community Academy

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Safeguarding & Child Protection

The school has a duty to do its best to provide a safe and secure environment for all pupils, free from the threat of neglect, physical, mental or sexual abuse. The designated officer responsible for child protection is Mrs Jacqui Symonds, and the deputy designated officer is Mr Alex Davies. There is a Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy available for parents to consult along with an information leaflet, both available from the school office or website. The following poster is displayed throughout the school, giving information on all the relevant ,members of staff for Safeguarding, Looked After Children and also SEN.


Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Burghill Community Academy School is an inclusive school, and we aim to ensure that every child is offered the opportunity to achieve their full potential, no matter what their needs may be. The school is required to work in line with the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice (2014), which relates to Part 3 of the Children and Families Act 2014, and also the Equality Act (2010). At Burghill Community Academy, we believe in the importance of every child achieving their ‘best’, making good progress and enjoying their learning experience through Quality First Teaching. As a school when we plan any learning opportunity, our learners and their needs are the central focus.